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Prenatal Yoga

Pregnancy can be delightful yet confusing for expectant mothers. Their bodies are going through tremendous changes during this period that can be hard to deal with. Apart from the external pressure from family and friends, their bodies, too, face changes like mood swings, cramps, or hormonal changes. This is where Prenatal yoga can help you deal with it all. Prenatal yoga is an age-old practice that helps combat the discomfort women face while making room for another life inside them. Enrolling for a Prenatal yoga class after 20 weeks of pregnancy under expert guidance will soothe the mind and body and helps reduce pregnancy-related complications while prepping the body for smooth delivery. It also ensures a safe recovery for the mother postpartum. Some other benefits of practicing Prenatal yoga classes are improved blood circulation, improved breathing, reduced back pain, and stronger abdominal and pelvic muscles. 



After 20 weeks of pregnancy could be the ideal time for you to enroll. 

As long as it feels good! Some students have been known to practice until one day before their delivery.  

Yes! You don’t have to be a yogi before you conceive to join prenatal yoga. As long as your doctor has given you permission to stay physically active during pregnancy. Prenatal yoga can be an ideal activity for all expectant moms: It’s gentle and helps prepare you for the mental aspects of childbirth (and beyond).  

In a prenatal yoga class, you’ll likely be encouraged to use accessories (bolsters, blocks, wedges, or folded blankets) to achieve the proper alignment. You can typically expect to focus on: 

  • Breathing techniques 
  • Gently stretching the different areas of the body 
  • Gentle prenatal yoga poses that will help you build your strength, stamina, endurance, flexibility, and balance 
  • Helping you relax your muscles and restore your resting heart rate and your natural breathing rhythm 


Ina Dani

Ina Dani

Prenatal Yoga, Therapy Classes

After suffering from severe health conditions in her 40s, Ina Dani discovered the magical healing powers of yoga under the guidance of Yogacharya Guruji B.K.S Iyengar and Geetaji. After treating her own ailments, she created a center where all yoga teachers could come and teach. As she benefitted from Iyengar Yoga her intention was to benefit others and society at large. 

Anju Mehta

Anju Mehta

Prenatal Yoga, Therapy Classes

A specialized trainer who conducts prenatal yoga classes at the Iyengar Yoga Institute in Mumbai, she has been teaching yoga for the past 15 years. Anju believes that practicing yoga during pregnancy can strengthen, nourish and prepare the expectant mother for smooth childbirth.  


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